Bolgrad

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Bolgrad

 

a city, administrative center of Bolgrad Raion, Odessa Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, on the shore of Lake Ialpug, 7 km from the Bolgrad railroad station. Population, 16,500 (1969). There are auto repair, brick-making, butter-and-cheese, and wine-making plants, as well as a clothes factory. The city was founded in 1821.

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Ukrainian citizens of Bulgarian descent will always be a bridge for understanding and cooperation between the two countries, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said during a meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, the government press office said.The Bulgarian prime minister stressed that the joint celebration of the Bolhrad high school's anniversary shows the shared view about the importance of preserving the linguistic and cultural identity of the Bulgarian community in Ukraine.
The flags have been hoisted for the official <a href="http://www.novinite.com/articles/169683/Bulgaria%E2%80%99s+President+Starts+2-Day+Visit+to+Ukraine+on+Tuesday">two-day visit of Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev to Ukraine on Tuesday and Wednesday.Mitov added that for the first time the Bulgarian foreign minister and his Ukrainian counterpart jointly visited the Bulgarians in Odessa and Bolhrad.According to him, this was a sign for the commitment of the Bulgarian state towards its fellow nationals in Ukraine.